22 March 2018
Review

The Audi R8 is now, for the first time, available in rear wheel drive with the introduction of the RWS model in 2018. Can it compete with Autocar's favourite sports car of 2017, the Porsche 911 GT3

Mauro Calo and Dan Prosser take the two fiercely engined coupés out on the roads around Goodwood.

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22 March 2018

Mario and the word 'absolutely', that is! :)

Oh and the GT3 and the R8 pretty great too.

23 March 2018

 Out of the two I’d take the Porsche, why?, Well, it just looks the complete package, so it’s track focused, but, who among are just going to do track days with one?, and, with restraint we’d drive it everyday, the Audi though for me is too wide, it’s a faux Huracán in all but body, I like the color though!

Peter Cavellini.

23 March 2018

Two fantastic cars... but condemned.

 

RPF

27 March 2018

Try to buy a GT3, though.

28 March 2018

Out of this world, http://essaypride.com/essays.php?free_essay=3356613&title=Porsche-911-Road-Cars - read it for more information on Porsche

2 April 2018

...but predict 911 wins. Am I Right? Whatever, I’d get 911, but it would be 997.2 GT3 for me.

No manual - no fun

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